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Baked Lemon Garlic Tilapia

Baked Lemon Garlic Tilapia

Baked Lemon Garlic Tilapia is an easy to make dish which tastes great, and is ready in less than 20 minutes. This is a healthy, easy to follow recipe, and a great meal to have during any day of the week.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked Lemon Garlic Tilapia
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 137kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 4 filets tilapia fresh or thawed
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 lemon juiced and zested
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Lightly grease a baking dish with olive oil and set aside.
  • Arrange the fish filets in the baking dish.
  • In a medium bowl, combine all the other ingredients, starting with the garlic and finishing with the olive oil. Stir well to combine. Pour the mixture on top of the fish filets.
  • If desired, top the filets with lemon slices.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the fish is flaky and done. Baste with the sauce from the pan mid-cooking time.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve with lemon wedges on the side.



Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 14.3mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.2mg